Nadja Kostich

On the Couch with Nadja Kostich

Who is Nadja Kostich? An untrained juggler with more limbs that Shiva and always more plates than limbs: there’s two kids, a partner, a four acre property in the hills – at least an hour from work, which is co-CEO ...
Clare Mendes Arts Review On the Couch

On the Couch with Clare Mendes

Who is Clare Mendes? I am the creator of St Kilda Stories and the author of Big Dipper – the final piece. I am also creator/producer of Six Degrees in Melbourne, which opens at La Mama Courthouse right after St Kil...
Stephen Amos Arts Review On the Couch

On the Couch with Stephen Amos

Who is Stephen Amos? A fairly small, slightly socially awkward, but always highly caffeinated, half Greek dude. Also; a singer, actor, university student and (hopefully) entertaining person. More recently, a Musical Dire...
Tottie Goldsmith Arts Review On the Couch

On the Couch with Tottie Goldsmith

Who is Tottie Goldsmith? I’m a mother to an awesome 24 years old gal named Layla Rose Lee. I’m an actress, singer in an Aussie girlie pop band called The Chantoozies. I’m playful, affectionate, purposeful, mindful, vulne...
Tom Conroy Arts Review On the Couch

On the Couch with Tom Conroy

Who is Tom Conroy? In a cupboard somewhere, there is a home video of me at the age of 5 doing an improvised dance to a Crowded House song that is playing on the radio. It involved a lot of crouching down and looking wist...
Michael Ralph Arts Review On the Couch

On the Couch with Michael Ralph

Who is Michael Ralph? I’m a Director / Choreographer currently working on SELF – an original dance theatre production in Melbourne. What would you do di?erently to what you do now? I’ve always been into theatre fro...
Grant Buse - photo by Jacinta Oaten

On the Couch with Grant Buse

Who is Grant Buse? Hopefully the name of the act you will see at this years’ Melbourne Fringe Festival! Grant Busé an Aussie musical comedian and pun enthusiast who relishes the opportunity to talk in the third per...
Tahu Matheson Arts Review On the Couch

On the Couch with Tahu Matheson

Who is Tahu Matheson? Head of Music at Opera Australia, Conductor and Pianist; about to conduct Griffith Opera on the Beach – Aida in Coolangatta. What would you do differently to what you do now? I would eat more quinoa...